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China to prosecute top ranking

China’s anti-corruption watchdog said on Saturday it would prosecute Nur Bekri, one of the highest-ranking ethnic Uighur officials in the country, over al

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Posted On: 17 Mar 2019

India, Pakistan threatened to

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Adv

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Posted On: 17 Mar 2019

Asian shares slip, China targe

Asian shares stepped back on Tuesday, weighed by U.S. economic concerns and as China cut its growth target in the face of intensifying challenges from rising de

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Posted On: 05 Mar 2019

India says air strike hit majo

Indian jets conducted air strikes against a militant camp in Pakistani territory on Tuesday, India’s foreign secretary said, and a Indian government sourc

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Posted On: 26 Feb 2019

Indonesia pressures Instagram

Indonesia’s communications ministry said on Wednesday that Instagram had taken down an account displaying comic strips depicting the struggles faced by ga

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Posted On: 13 Feb 2019

China condemns Indian PM Modi'

China’s foreign ministry on Saturday condemned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the disputed northeastern border state of Arunachal Pr

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Posted On: 10 Feb 2019

Philippines hit by deadly meas

A growing measles outbreak in the Philippines killed at least 25 people last month, officials said Thursday, putting some of the blame on mistrust stoked by a s

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Posted On: 07 Feb 2019

China set to post slowest grow

China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, a

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Posted On: 20 Jan 2019

China tells pig farms to resto

China’s pig farmers should quickly replenish their herds and the nation plans to buy more pork for its reserves, a government official said, in steps to c

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Posted On: 16 Jan 2019

China shuts churches in Christ

CHINA is cracking down on Christianity by shutting hundreds of unofficial “house churches”, throwing pastors in prison, and increasing surveillance

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Posted On: 14 Jan 2019

Indonesian divers find crashed

Indonesian authorities will download on Monday the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a Lion Air jet that crashed more than two months ago, killing

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Posted On: 14 Jan 2019

China car sales hit reverse fo

Car makers in China will face more fierce competition this year, after a tough 2018 when the world’s biggest auto market contracted for the first time in

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Posted On: 14 Jan 2019

Nepalese woman and her childre

At least one or two women die every year in huts following 'chhaupadi' tradition When Amba Bohara’s period came this week, she followed a familiar routin

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Posted On: 10 Jan 2019

Confusion as Malaysia king re

Malaysia is in a state of confusion after its king abdicated the throne at the weekend in a historically unprecedented move.   Sultan Muhammad V of Kelan

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Posted On: 07 Jan 2019

Taiwan reunification with Chin

Taiwan’s unification with the mainland is “inevitable”, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, warning against any efforts to promote the isl

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Posted On: 02 Jan 2019

Three Chinese students killed

Three students were killed in a laboratory blast at a Beijing university on Wednesday, the city’s fire department said.   “There was an explo

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Posted On: 26 Dec 2018

Taiwan rebukes ruling party, e

Voters in Taiwan have delivered a strong rebuke to the island’s pro-independence ruling party in local elections, emboldening the China-friendly oppositio

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Posted On: 25 Nov 2018

Two years after Philippines' p

Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China, he doesn

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Posted On: 19 Nov 2018

Chinese city urges those 'pois

A city in China’s far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are “poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism”, in contact with ov

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Posted On: 19 Nov 2018

Hong Kong 'Occupy' protest lea

Three leaders of Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” movement, which paralyzed parts of the Chinese-ruled city for nearly three months, de

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Posted On: 19 Nov 2018

Asia Pacific leaders fail to r

A Chinese official said on Sunday that Asia-Pacific leaders could not issue the traditional communique at the end of the regional APEC forum, held in Papua New

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Posted On: 18 Nov 2018

China reports new swine fever

China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in the eastern province of Anhui.   China, home to the world’s largest hog herd, has repo

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Posted On: 11 Nov 2018

Facebook refuses Singapore req

Facebook has rejected a Singapore government request to remove a post of an online article that the government said was “false and malicious”, promp

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Posted On: 10 Nov 2018

Former first lady hiding as Co

The Philippines’ anti-corruption court on Friday ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos after finding her guilty on seven counts of graft d

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Posted On: 09 Nov 2018

South Korea President sacks f

President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in has sacked his Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon and Presidential Chief of Staff for Policy Jang Ha-sung, as the country stru

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Posted On: 09 Nov 2018

Japan aims to open door wider

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet approved draft legislation on Friday to open the door to more overseas blue-collar workers in sectors grappling with l

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Posted On: 02 Nov 2018